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Jimmie Durham

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Birthplace
Washington, Arkansas

Birth year
1940

Lives in
Berlin

Works in
Berlin

Statement






Jimmie Durham Biography










1940 Born in Washington, Arkansas






1960 1960s active in theater, performance, and literature in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement






1964 Since then performances, textpublications, exhibitions






1965 First solo art exhibit in Austin, Texas






1969 - 1973 Lived in Geneva, Switzerland (street actions in Geneva)






1975 - 1979 Director of the International Indian Treaty Council, New York, representative of the American Indian Movement, United Nations, New York






1973 - 1980 Political organizer in the American Indian Movement






1973 - 1980 representative at the United Nations






1975 - 1980 Co-editor of Treaty Council News, monthly journal of the International Indian Treaty Council, many international exhibitions, videos and films






1981 - 1983 Director of the Foundation for the Community of Artists (FCA), N.Y.C.






1987 Moved to Mexico






1994 Returned to Europe






2009 Survey at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris







Lives in Berlin





Selected Exhibitions










2009 Jimmie Durham retrospective, Musée d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France






2008 Manifesta 7, the European Biennial of Contemporary art, Trentino, Italy






2008 Art Basel 39, Switzerland






2007 Silvia Ocougne / Jimmie Durham, Metaphrase & Metathesis, Berlin, Germany







Exhibited in Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst in Gent, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, ICA London, Barbara Wien in Berlin, Documenta in Kassel, Hamburg Kunstverein, FRAC in Reims, Wittgenstein Haus in Vienna, Whitney Biennial, Kunstverein in Munich, Venice Biennale, among others.





Literature










2005 The Second Particle Wave Theory, University of Sunderland and Banff, 2005






2005 The American West, exhibition curated by Jimmie Durham and Richard Hill, Compton Verney, England, 2005






2004 Jimmie Durham, Edizione Charta, Milano, 2004






2001 Stoneheart, CCA, Kitakyushyu, 2001






2000 Jimmie Durham. Mäßige Materialfehler. 9 etchings (42x32) and a text in portfolio. Ed. of 6 arab. & 6 rom. num. & sign. copies. Wiens Verlag, Berlin 2000






2000 Jimmie Durham. (Stadtplan). Offsetprint on Tyvek, 175x119. ed. of 50 num. & sign. copies. Berlin 2000






1998 Jimmie Durham. Between the furniture and the building / between a rock and a hard place. Cologne 1998






1996 Jimmie Durham. Der Verführer und der Steinerne Gast. Wien 1996






1995 Jimmie Durham, Phaidon Press, London 1995






1995 A comprehensive survey, Jimmie Durham, has been published by Phaidon Press, London in 1995






1993 Jimmie Durham. My Book, The East London Coelacanth ... . London 1993






1993 Jimmie Durham. A Certain Lack of Coherence. Writings on Art & Cultural Politics. 256 S., 21x14,5 brosch.. London 1993
Recent Exhibits

Jimmie Durham participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2016 Life of Forms
Mary Boone Gallery - 24th St.
 
Feb, 2016 Fétiche
Venus Over Manhattan
 
Oct, 2015 Various Items and Complaints
Serpentine Gallery
 
Jun, 2015 Here at the Center
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
 
Jun, 2015 Summer Reading
Peter Freeman, Inc.
 
Apr, 2015 Carambolages (Exposition collective)
Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois
 
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Jimmie Durham has Exhibited at these venues:

Mary Boone Gallery - 24th St. Venus Over Manhattan
Serpentine Gallery Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
Peter Freeman, Inc. Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois
galerie du jour agnès b. Serpentine Sackler Gallery
21er Haus Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
Rockbund Art Museum Whitney Museum of American Art
Hammer Museum Sprovieri
Michel Rein Brussels Aanant & Zoo
MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale)
Turner Contemporary The Museum of Modern Art Warsaw
Secession Vienna ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art
Blain|Southern - London Hanover Square Mass MOCA
Galerie Michel Rein Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Appartement Elisa Platteau Wien Lukatsch Galerie und Buchhandlung für Kunstbücher
MCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Macro - Museum of Contemporary Arts
MOCA Geffen Contemporary La Maison Rouge
Nicole Klagsbrun Exit Art
Swiss Institute Museum Ludwig Köln
BÉTONSALON Regen Projects (West Hollywood)
daadgalerie The Cooper Union - 41 Cooper Gallery
National Center for Contemporary Arts Hyde Park Art Center
Stedelijk Museum (Bureau Amsterdam) Galerie Opdahl
Lumen Travo CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux
Wilkinson Gallery de Pury & Luxembourg
Galerie Nordenhake GmbH - Berlin Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris / ARC
CIFO (Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation) MoMA PS1
castillo/corrales Galerie Yvon Lambert
Plug In ICA Marta Herford
Crawford Art Gallery Artists Space: Exhibitions
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